Employer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Position: Flow Cytometrist (Ref: 9748)
Location: 311 Pennington Rocky Hill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534
Duties: Responsible for development, validation and execution of flow cytometry-based assays for all phases of clinical studies and trials at BMS. Work on flow cytometry for the assessment of drug targets and pathways by utilizing experience with: high complexity flow cytometry and CyTOF panel design and optimization for 12+ colors; immunology and immune-phenotyping studies; optimization of intracellular staining procedures; antibody titrations and staining index calculation; use of cell viability identifiers; instrument standardization for longitudinal studies using the Signal-to-Noise method; instrument configuration by changing LP and BP filers; functional biomarker discovery studies; drug development; multiplexed cytokine/growth factor assessment; T-cell development and function studies; working with patient samples, frozen PBMC samples, whole blood; tandem dye degradation, antibody stability, antibody purity and antibody concentration; antibody-fluorochrome and antibody-metal tag conjugations; cryopreservation of patient samples and tissue culture; different instrumentation multi-well plates; and multi-parameter data analysis using Flow Jo and advanced tools such as Cytobank including statistical data analysis. Provide subject matter advice to collaborating teams. Work on high quality sample preparation. Target innovation, vendor interactions and routine sample analysis for large numbers of clinical trials to detail quality supervision for externalized work.
Requirements: Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Chemistry or a related field plus 5 years of post-baccalaureate experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry showing demonstrable ability in the skills set described above. The experience must include at least 4 years of cytometry and 2 years of highly multiplexed flow cytometry.
** This position is eligible for our employee referral program
Contact: Raveena Gayo
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
1 Squibb Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08903